Tag Archives: Winter

Pictures of the week: Thousands of penguins, the winter solstice and Christmas wild swimmers

For free real time breaking news alerts sent straight to your inbox sign up to our breaking news emails Sign up to our free breaking news emails Each week the picture editors at The Independent sort through hundreds of thousands of images sent into us by photography agencies from all around the world. These are… Read More »

NASA explores a winter wonderland on Mars

This image acquired on July 22, 2022 by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows sand dunes moving across the landscape. Winter frost covers the colder, north-facing half of each dune. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona Cube-shaped snow, icy landscapes, and frost are all part of the Red Planet’s coldest season. When winter comes to Mars, the surface… Read More »

Massive ‘marimo’ algae balls at risk for deadly winter sunburn

The alga Aegagropila linnaei can live as free-floating filaments, grow on rocks, grow into the signature ball shape and form flattened balls when squished, depending on their environment. Ball growth is slow at about 5 millimeters per year and they can live for centuries. Credit: 2022 Yoichi Oyama Climate change could overexpose rare underwater “marimo”… Read More »

Counter To Tradition, Bayern Munich Look Ahead To Busy Winter Window

Bayern Munich director of sport Hasan Salihamidzic (l.) might be more busy than usual during this … [+] winter transfer window (Photo by Alex Grimm/Getty Images) Getty Images Traditionally German clubs are less active than teams from the other top four leagues in the winter transfer window. That also involves Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich. But… Read More »

NBA G League: Biggest takeaways from Winter Showcase

the NBA G League’s Winter Showcase wrapped up Thursday, bringing together a large swath of team executives and front office personnel for a four-day summit. The event annually serves a few purposes: it’s a proving ground for G League prospects, it’s a testing ground for new rules (this year, the league experimented with a fourth-quarter,… Read More »

World Cup: Five players who could move in winter transfer window after impressing in Qatar

The 2022 World Cup is behind us now and we’re already moving back into the regular season with European clubs. At the same time, the winter transfer window is around the corner and will officially start at the beginning of January, but some clubs are already working to sign and sell players. Usually the winter… Read More »

Temperatures plunge as a severe winter storm blasts the US, snarling travel and prompting emergency declarations

CNN — A major winter storm blasting much of the central and eastern US is bringing record-breaking temperature drops and harsh snowy conditions that have resulted in flight cancellations, highway closures and several state emergency declarations. The storm is touching nearly every state, with more than 100 million people across the US currently under winter… Read More »

7 Most-Anticipated YA Mysteries To Dive Into This Winter

Maureen Johnson’s “Nine Liars,” Holly Jackson’s “Five Survive” and Jumata Emill’s “The Black Queen” … [+] are among this winter’s notable YA mysteries. HarperCollins Children’s Books and Random House Children’s When you have a hit series, branch out to something different can be a challenge. After all, “write what you know” is one of the… Read More »

Putin’s fashion faux pas: Russian military uniforms unsuitable for combat in brutal winter fight

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The temperature in Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv, recently dropped to 25 degrees and Ukrainians are freezing as Russian airstrikes are pounding the country’s vital infrastructure, cutting off electricity and heat and depriving them of drinking water. But “General Frost,” on which the Russians have relied for centuries to… Read More »